RNC Votes To Boycott CNN, NBC But Experts Say Republicans Would Suffer Instead

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August 16th, 2013

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The Republican National Committee on Friday made its first step toward structuring the 2016 primary debates, by voting to not allow CNN and NBC to host any GOP presidential primary debates, and at the same time attempt to hurt probable candidate Hillary Clinton’s chances of snagging the Democratic presidential nomination…

Expert quote:

“It paints [Republicans] as an extremist organization, out of the mainstream, out of touch with regular American people. I think regular Americans just don’t understand this kind of ideological fervor that’s coming from the Republican right to the point that where they feel they can dictate what’s going to air on network television. What they want to see happen is not having mention of Hillary. They want to control the message.”

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